Loko I’a iPhone App 2.0 is released!

Loko I’a iPhone App 2.0 is released!

Thanks to an NSF I-Corps for Learning grant, Dr. Lemus and colleagues have added several new upgrades to the Loko I’a iPhone app.  The new improved app includes all new graphics, sections for Mea Ola (Pond Life) and ‘Ike Hawaii (Hawaiian Knowledge), as...
MakerLab Receives NSF Funding for Pre-Service Teachers!

MakerLab Receives NSF Funding for Pre-Service Teachers!

The HIMB MakerLab has secured a prestigious EAGER award from the National Science Foundation to help pre-service teachers develop their skills in scientific practices and design.  Program starts in January 2018. We were extremely honored to be recognized by Senator...
Scientists Study Effect of Warm Water on Coral

Scientists Study Effect of Warm Water on Coral

Visiting scientist Garen Baghdasarian and his students from Santa Monica College joined HIMB postdoc Keisha Bahr in the MakerLab to investigate how corals may be impacted by warmer water temperatures.  The team is exposing small colonies of coral to thermal stress and...
Agile Learning Center at MakerLab

Agile Learning Center at MakerLab

Teachers and students from the Agile Learning Center, an alternative school in Honolulu, visited MakerLab to learn more about marine biology and engage in some hands-on science.  After touring Moku o Loe island and learning about the research that we conduct here at...
UH System Office of STEM Education Director visits the MakerLab

UH System Office of STEM Education Director visits the MakerLab

UH System Office of STEM Education Director John Rand and Education Specialist Tiffany Tsang visited Dr. Lemus and the MakerLab recently to learn about what we do and discuss possible collaborations and projects.  They had lots of great ideas for increasing our...
Local artist, scientific illustrator, and storyteller Kirsten Carlson

Local artist, scientific illustrator, and storyteller Kirsten Carlson

Local artist, scientific illustrator, and storyteller Kirsten Carlson is working in MakerLab!  We are super excited to be working with Kirsten.  One of Kirsten’s project will be exploring the wonderful world of plankton and creating an illustrated guide for teachers...